Edmund J. Sullivan

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Edmund J. Sullivan
1869-1933
The fear that often turns a woman away from a beautiful marriage to a mercenary marriage will vanish from life
1905
Pen and black ink over graphite, on illustration board.
15 1/8 x 10 3/4 inches (385 x 269 mm)
Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1986.1510
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Signed and dated in ink at lower right, "Edmund J. Sullivan. 1905"; at top, "A Modern Utopia" (46 [section sign] 3) The fear that often turns a woman away from a beautiful marriage to a mercenary marriage will vanish from life.
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From the library of Gordon N. Ray.
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Title from published volume's list of illustrations.
Original drawing for an illustration for H.G. Wells' "A Modern Utopia," London : Chapman & Hall, 1905, p. 100 (facing).

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Drawing shows a young bride proceeding down the aisle to the altar with a grotesque devil at her side as her groom.

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